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Thursday, July 12, 2012
I'm in the process of revising the first seven chapters of "Jeremy Chikalto and the Hazy Souls." Most of the feedback I've received indicates that the second half of the book reads pretty fast and most people enjoy the book from the moment Jeremy leaves his parent's castle. This is good, but I'm pretty sure that the first couple of chapters are the most important, in terms of capturing a potential reader's interest. Hopefully once I release the second edition, I can hook more readers. My goal is to make it read faster and also to include an action sequence or two.
Sunday, July 1, 2012
|front cover book design|
So there's my Jeremy model, looking rather Jeremy-like in his shades and patterned silk button-down. I would have loved some blondish highlights in his hair, and some waves (he has wavy hair).
|back cover book design|
I tried to stick to my first book's design with a silhouette of the female protagonist, Maren, on the back cover.